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Veg Kabab Recipes for Kids

Wouldn’t you love to see your children munch on crispy kababs? It is alright to serve such food items to them to give a treat to their taste buds once in a while. Here are quick recipes of veg kabab and veg shammi kabab just for you.

The best thing about veg kabab is that you can use any vegetable you want and replace. Serve them with mint chutney or coriander chutney to get the real taste of Indian kababs. You can also use tomato ketchup or sweet tamarind chutney instead.

Veg Kabab Recipe

Have a quick look at the ingredients required for making veg kababs.

  • Medium sized potato – 1

  • Chopped florets of cauliflower – 3/4 cup

  • Small or medium sized carrot – 1

  • Button mushrooms – 6 to 7

  • Onion – 1 medium sized

  • Green peas – 1/4 cup

  • Mint leaves – 14 – 15

  • Chopped coriander leaves – 2 tablespoon

  • Ginger-garlic paste – 1/2 tea spoon

  • Besan or gram flour – 10 tablespoons

  • Salt – as per the taste

  • Turmeric powder – 1/4 tea spoon

  • Chilli powder – 1/4 tea spoon

  • Garam masala powder – 1/2 tea spoon

Follow this quick procedure for making delicious veg kababs.
  • Wash the vegetables well and cut them into pieces. 

  • Grind all the vegetables along with coriander and mint leaves together to form a fine mince using a mixer grinder or a food processor.

  • Take all the vegetables in a bowl and add all dry spices and ginger garlic paste to it.

  • Mix well and set aside

  • Heat a pan and add besan or gram flour to it.

  • Keep the flame low and roast besan till the colour changes and you can feel the good aroma of roasted besan.

  • Add this to the bowl of vegetable mixture and mix thoroughly.

  • Add salt to the mixture

  • Make round balls with the mixture. If the mixture cracks, you need to add more besan. Add and mix gradually.

  • Flatten each ball and either bake them by putting them on a greased baking tray or shallow fry them on a flat pan set on the gas stove.

  • When baking the kababs, preheat the oven for 15 minutes and when they are half done, take the tray out and brush the kababs with a little bit of oil.

  • Kababs are done when they are golden brown and slightly crisp.
It does not matter whether you fry or bake them, the kababs are going to be liked by your kids. Serve them warm with chutney or ketchup, depending on the choice of your child.

Veg Shammi Kabab Recipe

Let us take a look at the ingredients for making veg shammi kabab.

  • Dried black chickpeas – 1 cup

  • Medium sized onion – 1 (finely chopped)

  • Mint leaves – 1 tablespoon (chopped)

  • Coriander leaves – 1 tablespoon (chopped)

  • Green chilli – 1 (chopped)

  • Ginger-garlic past – 1/2 tea spoon

  • Red chilli powder – 1/4 tea spoon

  • Garam masala powder – 1/2 tea spoon

  • Gram flour (besan) – 2 table spoon

  • Salt as per the taste

  • Oil for frying – 2 tablespoon

Here is how you can make mouth-watering veg shammi kababs.
  • Soak the black chickpeas overnight or for 6 to 7 hours

  • Pressure cook the peas with salt and enough water till they are done.

  • Once the pressure settles down, drain the water

  • Put the chicken peas in a large bowl and mash them with a wooden spoon or blender.

  • Do not smoothen the mixture a lot

  • Now add all the other ingredients and mix well

  • Make small balls and flatten them in the form of kababs

  • Take a flat bottomed pan and add some oil to it

  • Shallow fry the kababs on medium flame

  • You can bake the kababs in oven as well. Just make sure you preheat the oven for 15 minutes and take the baking tray out when the kababs are half done to brush them with oil and then put them in the oven.

  • Serve the kababs with chutney or ketchup depending on what your child prefers.
You can make this kabab with Chana dal or by combining Chana dal and black chickpeas. When you are making the kababs check that they do not break while frying. If they break, you might need to add more besan. Take a little bit of care when turning the kababs in the pan. Let it be golden brown and crisp and always serve them hot with chutney or ketchup.

How to make veg kababs? What is the recipe for making veg shammi kababs? Do kababs fall under the junk food category and are they healthy for children? Discuss here.

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Sneha.1 year ago
It is a good way to include vegetables in the diet of children, baking them is a better option than frying them for makign them more healtier.
Kanchi.1 year ago
I agree with you, baking them is a better option than frying them.
Amish.1 year ago
This recipe is very delicious and can also be served with bread.
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